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1

fall apart

if an organisation, relationship falls apart it is not working successfully any more and may fail completely

2

fall away

if land, a road falls away it slopes down, especially suddenly

3

fall back on

to use something because other things have failed or because there is no other choice left

4

fall for

to suddenly feel very attracted to someone and feel that you love them
to be tricked into believing that is not true

5

fall in with

to accept someone's else plan, suggestion and not try to change it or disagrfee

6

fall off

if the amount,rate of something falls off it decreases or becomes lower

7

fall out

to have an argument with someone and stop being friendly with them

8

fall through

if a plan falls through, something prevents it from happening or being completed successfully

9

fan out

if a group of people fans out, they move forwards and away from each other and spread over a wide area

10

fill omeone in

to tell someone about things that have happened recently

11

fit up

provide someone or something with the equipment, furniture they need

12

fizzle out

to gradually become less strong, successful and then end or disappear

13

flag down

to make a vehicle stop by waving at its driver
After the accident, the passenger flagged down the nearest passing car and asked to be taken to a telephone

14

flake out

to suddenly fall asleep because you are very tired

15

flare up

if something flares up such as violence or anger flares up it suddenly starts or gets much worse

16

fob off

to stop someone asking questions by giving them explanations, excuses that are not true
The salesman fobbed off the faulty computer on her